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ABC
Jul 18, 2010 10:30am EDT
robots along the u.s. bodier that say "hola." >>> good morning. as the economy continues to sputter and violence escalates in afghanistan, vice president joe biden finds himself at the center of the critical policy decisions. he's the point man on iraq as well. he's in charge of managing the federal government's $862 billion stimulus package. that's where we began in the secretary of war suite on the white house grounds. i know some in the white house feel stimulus, health care reform. and the public thinks country is on the wrong track overwhelmingly. are you not getting enough credit? >> look, these are gigantic packages to deal with the gigantic problem we inherited. a lot of people involved don't know what is inside the package. you have, for example, mr. boehner already calling for the reform of what just passed on wall street. we have had meat inspection years ago, they didn't like it. people will look back and say, why shouldn't we have a consumer entity looking at whether or in the you can give someone a mortgage with no documentation, a teaser rate, no downpayment. people don't
ABC
Jul 4, 2010 10:30am EDT
troops. he assured the audience the u.s. was in the nine-year-old war to win. joining me from kabul, senator john mccain. he's leading a dellication to afghanistan. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> general petraeus assumed command in afghanistan earlier today, and here is how he defined a critical moment in the fight. >> we're in gauged in a contest of will. our enemies are doing all they can to undermine the confidence of the afghan people. in so doing, they're killing and maiming innocent civilians on a daily basis. no tactic is beneath the insurgents. >> a lot of americans are wondering after nine years of war, the taliban has the momentum in this fight. >> well, i'm not sure that the taliban have the momentum right now, jake. the taliban obviously are entrenched in places and parts of the outskirts of cakandahar, areas where they're still in control. there has been some progress. it's been hard fought and with great sacrifice. but there's no doubt that we spent a lot of time and effort, american blood and treasure on raerk and now is the time for us to continue this mi
ABC
Jul 25, 2010 8:00am PDT
the u.s. the last time reform. why should we be confident they'll get it right? >> excellent question. the theory, the basic strategy in the reform bill does not rest on the wisdom of regulators. ortant two important things. it will help consumers make make choices. with better disclosure. much more clarity about the terms of the credit card about ther mortgage loan. they get better protection e ainst the risk of being taken advantage of. it also gives authority we did haveave to put in place strong constraints on risk taking on all the nation's largest institutions. existuthority did not exist before. and it was essential to what aused the near collapse of the inancial system. >> would these powers have allowed you, if you were treasury secretary at the time, or your predecessor to have staved off the crisis? >> i don't think any reform bill no law in any country that can prevent all crises. but, if we had had this adthority as a country, we would limiteen able to limit risk taking and deal with the trauma that came. less severe. it would have caused much less damage, would
ABC
Jul 18, 2010 8:00am PDT
new robots to detect and kill intruders. meanwhile, they have robots along the u.s. border that say "hola." >>> good morning. as the economy continues to sputter and violence escalates in afghanistan, vice president joe biden finds himself at the center of the obama administration's most critical policy decisions. he's the president's point man on iraq as well. he's in charge of managing the federal government's massive $862 billion stimulus package. that's where we began in the secretary of war suite on the white house grounds. i know that some in the white house feel wall street reform, health care legislation, stimulus. and yet, the public still thinks this country is on the wrong track. are you not getting enough credit? you and the administration? >> look, these are gigantic packages to deal with the gigantic problem we inherited. a lot of people really involved don't even know what is inside the package. you have, for example, mr. boehner already calling for the repeal of the reform that just passed on wall street. people don't realize in that reform, you say, look, we have ha
ABC
Jul 11, 2010 10:00am EDT
the global financial crisis would damp a tepid u.s. economic recovery. business did not like the u.s. president and the u.s. president did not like business, he said. you reject the notion that the white house and the president are anti-business. if that perception is out there. and it's having an effect on the business community's willingness to create jobs, is that not a failure of the obama administration? >> let's review history. when we took office. this is important. >> don't go that far. >> this is important, jake. you have to recognize what the kind of -- there's no doubt that there was a kind of katie, bar the doors, philosophy in the eight years previous to us. in washington. it led to a financial disaster. all the companies were in very difficult straits. in fact, the profits are up 65% since that time over the last two years. our financial system is now stable. instead of collapsing. which would have been a devastating thing for every business in the country, both large and small. but, yes, we're working closely with business. we want to continue to work closely. that
CBS
Jul 18, 2010 11:00am EDT
, the next head of the u.s. central command has a reputation for bluntness. we'll hear his take on lessons learned in iraq. >>> congress is in the midst of summer crunch and one of the world's biggest air shows kicks off next week. northrup grumman dropped a bombshell when it said it would close its shipyard in louisiana. it owns three of the six major shipyards and builds two of the three navy's ships. newport news is one of the capable yards in the nation and able to produce aircraft carriers. we have someone who broke the story two months ago. gentlemen, welcome to the show. >> thanks. chris, let me start with you, why is northrup grumman doing this and what is the navy's reaction to the decision? when it comes to nuclear carrier construction it is a decade's long monopoly? >> that is true but they only build one carrier every five or six years. it is a guaranteed order book but volume is low. bottom line here is the bottom line. that is why northrup grumman is doing this. they're looking for more steady business. what the navy is planning to do over the next decade and 30 years
CBS
Jul 11, 2010 11:00am EDT
to make the plan succeed? >>> and the navy u.s. service fleet may be in the worst shape ever. >>> first, bob gates made it clear costs must be cut to pay for needed troops and equipment. leading firms have spent preparing for leaner years. we have one of the world's leading makers of gear is one of those working to stream line. the company restructured from seven to three divisions in january and cut work force by 3%. joining me now is dave melcher. welcome to the show. >> thank you. glad to be here. >> so ashton carter last week introduced a series of proposed reforms that he is thinking about in order to reduce costs for government and industry. you are a leading industrialist. what did he say that you liked and what did he say that concerns you? >> both secretary gates and carter have announced a set of initiatives that are prudent for this period of time. we know defense spending will not continue as it has in the past. this is the time to take these measures to try to make sure our programs are affordable and give the best val -- value to the taxpayer. >> one of the thin
NBC
Jul 18, 2010 12:00pm EDT
the end of 2009. jacobson says most companies have complied but they haven't made changes to their u.s. products. for example, these strawberry nutri-grain bars purchased in the u.s. are made with red 40. the same strawberry snack in the uk uses paprika extract for color. >> the foods with automatically would be safer for kids. and that's re -- that should be the bottom line. >> reporter: the fda maintains that there there isn't enough data to conclusively link these dyes with hyperactivity in children. a statement on the agency's website says that they reviewed the british study and found it does not substantiate a link between color additives that were tested and behavioral effects. but the family says getting the dyes out of their family's food has made a big difference. >> more focused and has more confidence. his handwriting is -- significantly improved. he can stay on task a lot better. i think the biggest improvement is he feels a lot bert about himself. >> reporter: doreen gentzler, news4. >> there's still a lot of controversy over this issue. the fda maintains the dyes are saf
CBS
Jul 25, 2010 11:00am EDT
electricity standard today. th pentagon looks for savings and a look at the u.s. navy's troubled fleet. >>> this week in defense news with vago muradian. >>> welcome to this week in defense news reporting from the farnborough outside london. we will lead off with an interview with the new defense secretary who is overseeing the defense review, the review known here is to be completed in october in record time so it can help shape the comprehensive spending review. these reviews are expected to yield defense cuts that will reverb rate here and abroad. you met with industry and gave them a brief on what to expect as well as your call. why is it imperative to reduce defense spending? >> you have to go back a step. we have a very large fiscal deficit in the united kingdom. unless we reduce that we will not provide room in our economy for teeth grow and strengthen. the government's priority has to be to reduce that deficit. as part of the program of doing that we have to review all departmental spending and bring it more into line with what we can afford. in some departmentst that may mean
NBC
Jul 24, 2010 10:30am EDT
so successful that there's talks of expanding it to other national cemeteries around the u.s. jane watrel, news4. >> volunteers sometime that they donated about $200,000 worth of landscaping services in just one day. and that's all for news4 "this week." i'm jim standly. stay cool out there and have a great weekend, everybody.
NBC
Jul 24, 2010 5:30am EDT
to other national cemeteries around the u.s. jane watrel, news4. >> volunteers sometime that they donated about $200,000 worth of landscaping services in just one day. and that's all for news4 "this week." i'm jim standly. stay cool out there and have a great weekend, everybody. ♪ [ male announcer ] take an italian masterpiece home. excuse me. buitoni? [ male announcer ] buitoni wild mushroom agnolotti. simple ingredients, artfully prepared. buitoni. create an italian masterpiece. in the refrigerated section. the smell of freshly juiced wheat grass and hand pressed shirts. whatever scents fill your household, purina tidy cats scoop helps neutralize odors in multiple cat homes. purina tidy cats scoop. keep your home smelling like home.
NBC
Jul 3, 2010 5:30am EDT
city with local business owners, representatives of the u.s. coast guard, and maryland environmental experts. >> it's very unlikely that maryland will see impacts from the gulf oil spill. nevertheless, we are monitoring it very carefully. >> reporter: shawn harman owns fishtail, a restaurant on the water. >> our seafood comes mostly locally, but we do have people that supply from the gulf. we make sure that we purchase with a paper trail so we can assure safety and the safety of our food. >> reporter: there are plenty of people on the boardwalk and on the beach. and the oil spill in the gulf seems a long way off to them. the message here is that the 3 million tourists expected to visit ocean city over the course of the summer can expect clean beaches and safe seafood. chris gordon, news 4. >> now, one expert tells us the odds of the oil from the gulf reaching the carolinas is about 1 in 500. >>> now we take a look, a special look, inside the dover air force base and how the fallen come home from war. these are ceremonies that no family wants to attend, but they all appr
WHUT
Jul 31, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. let me tell you -- the frustration is boiling. >> the lockerbie bombing. the u.s. senator in charge of the inquiry said his committee will come to britain for answers. ferry in the u.s. military over the afghan wikileaks. >> the truth must come first. first the truth because without the truth, no public policy is going to work. >> hello. the oil giant bp announced a multibillion-dollar losses and in the wake of the gulf of mexico spill. it also has a new chief executive to take over from beleaguered -- beleaguered boss tony hayward. the company has allocated more than $72 billion to cover the cost of the spill. this is cold comfort to be thousands of people whose lives have been blighted by the disaster. as peter marshall reports from louisiana, bp may be in for one of the biggest and longest battles in oil spill history. >> people say the petrochemical industry is just as dangerous. there are a lot of industries that are dangerous. this is just unsafe. >> by nature, and he is attacks and the thrill seeker. he is a profession of lawyer. he is about to swoop on to bp. and jump ♪ad
WHUT
Jul 10, 2010 7:00pm EDT
the g20 aswell. >>reporter: and while the debt crisis is absorbing the eurozone and the u.s. is overhauling its financial reform bill, kazakhstan is looking back on an orderly bank restructuring programme. >>the conference highlighted the fact that kazakhstan's survival and revival post crisis, is very relevant to the ongoing reorganization of u.s. and european banks. >>marcia favale tarter is the international advisor to the prime minister responsible for the bank restructuring. she says the success is due to its homegrown strategy of burden sharing... devised internally by kazakhstan. >>tarter: a key decision in having a burden-sharing approach was exactly not to burden the sovereign with additional debt. and because we were not out there raising money in inopportune times, the government was able to then completely participate in the recovery of the commodity cycle and we've seen that in the gdp growth of the country. >>reporter: this successful restructuring... where the investors become partners by providing them tools to recoup their losses... led some delegates to suggest
PBS
Jul 30, 2010 8:00pm PDT
: this week, boxer holds on to a slim lead over fiorina in the hotly contested u.s. senate race. a new poll finds that californians are not ready to repeal the state's greenhouse gas initiative. and electric cars get a boost from manufacturers. california is in the race to the top competition for millions of federal dollars in education funding. also, a preview of the film "a day late in oakland," about slain journalist chauncey bailey. the next voyage of the project kaisei prepares to set sail to the plastic garbage patch in the pacific. meet an artist who helped create pixar films. >> this absolute like church of storytelling. it really does force to you think in a very different way. >> belva: and roasting the perfect coffee bean on "food and wine this week." perfect coffee bean on "food and wine this week." coming up next. captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund ♪ ♪ >> belva: good evening. i'm belva davis, and welcome to "this week in northern california." joining me on our news panel, jill tucker, staff writer for the "san francisco chronicle" on the race to the to
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